Nathan Farro and Mariko Matsumura perform Cesar Franck’s Prelude for Viola and Piano, from Prelude, Fugue and Variations, Op. 18, arranged by Nathan Farro during one of… Read more “Viola and Piano performance”
First Congregational Church in Melrose’s New Day String Band performs “Job” written by member Dr. Robert Jameson. (c) Robert Jameson. All rights reserved.
In preparation for Pentecost, our Sunday school students prepared prayer flags. The flags are a way of exposing our students’ prayers to the ruah of God that… Read more “Prayer Flags”
We’re happy to host the members of the Walsh Memorial Bell Choir (WMBC) which celebrates its 50th Anniversary Season this year. The public is invited to a… Read more “Walsh Memorial Bell Choir performs in FREE concert!”
If you have a religious calendar of any sort, this time of year is alternatively called the “Season of Pentecost” and “Ordinary Time”. Either way, it is the longest season of the church year…
I certainly hope that in this day and age we have overcome the stigma of seeking therapy through a counselor but, at the same time, I know that such a hope is yet to be realized.
After our devotional time at the May Board of Deacons Meeting, I was asked about the origin of Pentecost. From the word itself, you can probably guess that it has to do with the number 5. More specifically, it is 50 days after Easter. It marks the end of the Easter Season and the beginning of the Season of Pentecost.
I just noticed something interesting about the seasons of the church year that I hadn’t picked up on before. It is kind of a hidden message of sor
There is a great cartoon I saw some time back. It was titled “Jesus Takes a Selfie”. It showed Jesus holding a cell phone at arm’s length and smiling broadly. On the phone screen, however, was not his face but rather a crowd of people of different colors, sizes and genders.